Summary A sober living house, a tennis academy, and a futuristic nation fixated on entertainment cartridges. With a deft eye and scathingly black comedic tone, David Foster Wallace has woven a narrative that spans not only over a thousand pages, but also more than a dozen tortured and ultimately unforgettable souls. This is Infinite Jest. A … Continue reading Infinite Jest – Book Review
It's a new year and a big canvas! I wish you many highs and lows, plenty of growth in your blogging, and new adventures just brimming with possibilities. This year, I'm committed to developing my own writing and pursuing publication for two of my works, The Swarm and the Flyer and its sequel, The Wrath and the Base. With A Quiet Place and Bird Box … Continue reading Happy 2019!
Welcome back to my weekly writing series, in which I publish chapters from my current and first horror WIP, The Swarm and the Flyer. This will be my second-to-last chapter post for this series, after which I will return to editing my two current novels and building my writing network through blogging. I look forward to … Continue reading The Swarm and the Flyer – Chapter 9: Engine Company 513 (Part 1)
“A monster lies in wait in me, A stew of wounds and misery, But fiercer still in life and limb, The me that lies in wait in him.” ― Clive Barker Dark speculative fiction sometimes demands a dark protagonist. Not just one with vices and virtues, but rather, somebody who you can see both active … Continue reading The Swarm and the Flyer – Chapter 7: To Argyle (Part 2)
An evening of freezing rain calls for a writer's update, the first I've done in too long! First, I wanted to let you all know that I'm going to start accepting submissions for reviews of your book. Yes, your book! I was graced with the opportunity to start writing book reviews for The Book Review … Continue reading Writer’s Update, Submissions, and “Visions”
This is it. Here we are, on the eve of National Novel Writing Month. Snap! There is so much that's at stake for this fairly unimposing and eager writer: fame, fortune...oh, well, not really. But I am diving headlong into this year's NaNoWriMo with a fair bit of tenacity and pride. You see, this is … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017: Introducing “The Flyer and the Base”